Sedalia Police reports 1-13-20

Sedalia Police took a report in the 2500 block of Greenwood Lane involving a 9mm pistol that was accidentally discharged into a neighbor's house on Saturday. No charges are being pursued.


 

On Saturday evening at 6:20 p.m., Kortney Kreisler of Sedalia reported that her 2009 Pontiac G6 was stolen from the 1500 block of Crestview Drive. A suspect was identified. At the time of the report, the vehicle had not yet been located.


 

On New Year's Day, Sedalia Police received a call of possible gunshots in the 2500 block of North Woodlawn Drive. Investigation revealed it was fireworks. 18-year-old Logan B. Ripple admitted he was shooting off bottle rockets when police were called. He was taken into custody and later released with a summons.


 

On Jan. 7, Sedalia Police took a burglary report in the 500 block of W. 3rd. According to a report, someone forced entry into a man's apartment and stole $3,110 of property. There are no suspects.


 

Sedalia Police arrested 34-year-old Amber L. Vanalstine of Sedalia after a traffic stop on a brown Chevy truck in the Thompson Hills Shopping Center, 3101 W. Broadway, at 1:25 a.m. Jan. 9. Vanalstine was a passenger in the vehicle and officers located a white substance inside later identified as methamphetamine. Vanalstine was taken into custody and transported to the Pettis County Jail on a 24-hour hold.


 

On Saturday night at 11:45 p.m, Sedalia Police took an assault report from 24-year-old Wayne A. Gravitt of Sedalia, who said that while waiting in his car at Osage and Clay, a subject walked up to his window and began striking him in the face several times. A suspect was named in the case. Then at 12:24 a.m., Gravitt was arrested on a Municipal warrant. He was taken to the Pettis County Jail on a $60 cash bond. He now has a Feb. 5 court date.


 

On Saturday around 7:45 p.m., Sedalia Police responded to the 300 block of East Howard on a woman refusing to leave a residence. According to a report, 20-year-old Cynthia Rose Wilson of Sedalia appeared to be under the influence and was confused and delusional. As she was placed into protective custody, she tried to pull away from the officer. Wilson was taken to Bothwell Regional Health Center by PCAD for treatment. While at the hospital, Wilson allegedly spit on Officer Cook's face. After Wilson was cleared for confinement, she was transported to the Pettis County Jail. She was charged with 4th degree assault and resisting arrest.


 

Sedalia Police were called to the area of 11th and Massachusetts on a medical at 10:04 p.m. Saturday. Officers contacted a subject sitting in a vehicle parked on the street. He turned out not to be the right subject needing medical attention, but the underage male appeared to be intoxicated and in possession of alcohol. 20-year-old Michael Torres-Alejo of Sedalia was issued a Municipal summons for minor in possession of alcohol and released with a Feb. 12 court date.


 

On Saturday afternoon around 1:30, Sedalia Police responded to a motor vehicle accident at 14th and Carr. One of the parties involved, 18-year-old Marvin Caal Choc of Sedalia was found to have no insurance and no valid driver's license. He was taken to the SPD and booked. He now has a Feb. 5 court date.


 

On Thursday night around 10:30 p.m., Sedalia Police arrested 40-year-old Gregory Hulbert of Sedalia at 13th and Ohio. He was wanted on a Pettis County warrant. Hulbert was also found to be in possession of methamphetamine. He was taken to the Pettis County Jail and booked.


 

On Jan. 9, a woman reported the theft of her purse from her vehicle overnight in the 3300 block of W. 32nd. Also taken was a scooter from the residence.


 

On Jan. 9, at 11 a.m., a man reported the theft pf a bicycle valued at $500 from his vehicle in the 1200 block of West Main.


 

On Jan. 9 around 1 p.m., a man reported fraudulent charges on his account at an auto parts retailer in the 2400 block of West Broadway. He provided documents outlining the transactions and provided possible suspect information. No arrests have yet been made.


 

On Jan. 8, Central Bank, 300 W. Broadway, reported a forgery to police involving Holiday Trucking. A security specialist said they received a forged check on Jan. 7. The suspect left their ID card with the teller.


 

On Jan. 8 around 7 p.m., Sedalia Police arrested 34-year-old Luis Diego Govea of Sedalia for driving while revoked after a traffic stop at 120 E. 16th. Govea was taken to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked and released. Charges were submitted to the prosecutor.


 

On Jan. 8, Sandra Fujii reported the theft of her cell phone at Smith-Cotton High School, 2010 Tiger Pride Boulevard.


 

On Jan. 7, a man reported damage to his door over the past week in the 600 block of W. 7th. Suspects are unknown.

Randy Kirby